Ctenopoma acutirostre Pellegrin, 1899
Spotted ctenopoma
Ctenopoma acutirostre
photo by Terceira, A.C.

Family:  Anabantidae (Climbing gouramies)
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 5 - 12
Distribution:  Africa: middle Congo River basin (Ref. 1880, 4910, 41580, 41591, 45441) in Central African Republic, Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Also reported from the lower Congo River just downstream of the Kinsuka rapids (Ref. 45434).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  An air-breathing species (Ref. 118402).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 08.05.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.07.18
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 11.07.94

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